Property hunting in Spain

Property hunting in Spain

Property Hunters in Spain We received a booking request back in 2010 for a 5 week stay in May and June this year from an Australian couple wishing to relocate to Spain.  Not a common background for a property hunter in Spain, you might think, although we have had other Australians staying with us in the past on a similar quest.  At present, the Australian dollar is strong, as is their property market, so Australians [...]

Driving holidays in Spain

Driving holidays in Spain

Driving holidays in Spain Taking a vacation in Spain is a wonderful experience and one that will leave you with many remarkable memories. The best way to see this wonderful country is to travel around to all the major towns and cities and experience the Spanish culture. The easiest way to do this is to book a self-drive holiday and arm yourself with a detailed map of Spain and travel to places that you have [...]

Southerners in Search of Springtime Sunshine!

Southerners in Search of Springtime Sunshine!

Easter Saturday saw the arrival of Joan and Mike, desperately needing a dose of Costa Blanca sunshine after a long British winter. Joan and Mike currently live near London, but originally hail from South Africa and have therefore been accustomed to a much milder and sunnier climate than they have been experiencing in England for the last decade! They were looking forward to relaxing in the gardens and swimming in the swimming pool – and [...]

Easter Sunshine In Spain

Easter Sunshine In Spain

Family Holidays on the Costa Blanca Stuart and Linda, along with their 10 month old daughter Katy, booked in to stay with us for 8 nights in our self-catering apartment over the Easter period. They wanted to have a combination holiday that took in city, beach and countryside so decided that making Villa Florencia their base would be the perfect solution, and they often made use of our evening meal service when they returned from [...]

Costa Blanca - The Heart of Spain

Costa Blanca – The Heart of Spain

Costa Blanca – The Heart of Spain Costa Blanca is located on the East Coast of Spain and incorporates the well known destinations of Valencia, Alicante and Benidorm. It is a very popular tourist resort for a variety of reasons- both among families and groups of younger people- who tend to appear in peak seasons for the stunning weather and nightlife. The beaches in Costa Blanca are very popular amongst both groups however:- with rolling [...]

Costa Blanca Benidorm

Costa Blanca Benidorm

The Costa Blanca makes an ideal holiday destination for all the family, whether you want to sample the delights of Benidorm nightlife, spend your time at leisure on some of the most beautiful beaches in the Mediterranean or enjoy the mountain scenery that lies inland all along this stretch of the coastline. The Costa Blanca stretches down the Mediterranean coast of Spain practically from Valencia City in the north, down past the towns of Gandía, [...]

Costa Blanca Holidays

Costa Blanca Holidays

Spain’s Costa Blanca is well served by both Valencia and Alicante airports, so depending on your departure point in the UK you will find a huge choice of economical flights at your disposal. Once here, there is no shortage of resorts to provide accommodation and entertainment at exceptionally good prices at this time of the year. Depending on your preferences, you could choose a holiday with city sightseeing as your main focus, driving around in the scenic [...]

Sunshine Holidays Oliva, Costa Blanca Spain

Sunshine Holidays Oliva, Costa Blanca Spain

Oliva is a town that lies on the coast some 8kms south of Gandía, and has much to offer both the holidaymaker and the resident alike. Oliva has, in fact, become a magnet for a certain number of ex-pats of many nationalities, but generally of the type that want to be associated with the Spanish way of life, rather than living in ‘ghetto’ like developments surrounded only by others of their own nationality. Served by [...]

Alicante Costa Blanca

Alicante Costa Blanca

Alicante is a modern thriving city in the south of the Comunidad Valenciana, and the capital of Alicante province. Situated about 160 kms south of Valencia City, it is an important tourist centre, has a resident population of just less than 350,000 people, a busy and expanding airport and a port area frequently used by cruise ships and ferries as well as by a certain amount of commercial traffic. Foreign tourists coming to the Costa [...]